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Critical Race Theory Course Taught at Peel Secondary School

Applewood Heights High School in Mississauga now offers a course teaching the controversial subject of Critical Race Theory to high school students. The course, titled Contemporary Black Studies, is described as exploring “contemporary black culture in Canada, through the lens of critical race theory.” Other topics on the program include …

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Vira Health raises £9m to add telehealth to menopause app

Digital health company Vira Health has secured $12m (£9.2m) in a funding round to add new services, such as telehealth and prescriptions, to its menopause app. Vira Health, founded in 2020 by Andrea Berchowitz and Dr. Rebecca Love, will also use the additional capital to develop its Stella app in …

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Book ban endangers educational power | Opinion

(Mari Chin/Daily Titan) Banning books in American schools is a stupid mistake. In particular, the prohibition of books with educational value weakens the American educational system. The continued push to censor important issues such as human sexuality, race, and political ideas runs counter to core American values. While protecting children …

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Top subscription app revenue grew 41% in 2021 to $18.3 billion – TechCrunch

It’s no wonder mobile publishers are fighting to keep more of their subscription revenue out of the hands of platforms like Apple and Google – a new report reports that the top 100 non-gaming, subscription-based apps saw consumer spending rise 41% in 2021 to $18.3 billion, from $13 billion in …

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Cyberattacks: Major Ukrainian government websites hit by series of hacking incidents

CNN — Major Ukrainian government websites were down Thursday morning local time, after a day in which Ukrainian agencies faced multiple cyberattacks and as concerns mounted over Russian troop movements in breakaway regions of Ukraine. The websites of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and those of the Ministries of …

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Rosita Longevity over 60s health app launched in the US

Rosita Longevity, the Mediterranean mobile health app that aims to optimize healthy longevity in the over-60 community, is launching in the United States after raising $2.8 million in funding rounds. The current round of the health app is led by Ship2B Ventures (Barcelona impact fund via the BSocial Impact Fund …

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Las Cruces middle schooler wins congressional app creation contest

LAS CRUCES — A self-taught middle schooler has won the 2021 Congressional App Challenge for District 2 in New Mexico, receiving national recognition for his programming. Andrew To, a 13-year-old eighth year pupil at White Sands School, said he couldn’t believe it when he found out he had won. “I …

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Web and Mobile Application Analytics Market Investment Analysis

JCMR has recently released a new study in its database which highlights the in-depth analysis of the market with the future prospects of Web analytics and mobile applications market. The study covers important data that makes the research document a handy resource for managers, industry executives and other key …

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CommSafe AI Receives Application Certification from ServiceNow

Identifying toxic communications and behaviors is at the forefront of making the workplace a safe space for everyone. San Diego, California February 02, 2022 –(PR.com)– CommSafe AI today announced that its secure communications software has received ServiceNow certification and is now available in the ServiceNow Store. CommSafe AI is a …

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Celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day with Free Family Books and Activities | News, Sports, Jobs

The James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St., is celebrating the 11th anniversary of Take Your Child to the Library Day with special activities on Saturday, February 5 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Take Your Child to the Library is an international initiative that encourages families around the …

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The Next Wave: The Potential of Big Tech Super Applications in Africa

November 29, 2021The Next Wave offers a futuristic analysis of BizTech and innovation in Africa. Subscribe here to get it delivered straight to your inbox on Sunday at 3pm (WAT). In 2013, a Chinese app, WeChat, entered South Africa to grab a share of Africa’s burgeoning internet market and position …

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MIT’s all-in-one approach to treating diabetes – Includes an app that identifies and quantifies food content

MIT engineers are working on an app that identifies and quantifies food content, which can help count carbohydrates for people with diabetes. Credit: MIT News, archive footage MIT Engineers are working on a new type of device that could streamline the process of measuring blood sugar and injecting insulin. Before …

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Campaign of weather cyberattacks on Ukrainian government websites, strongly suspected to originate from Russia

Many cybersecurity experts had predicted that the current conflict between Russia and Ukraine would largely unfold in the form of cyberattacks rather than physical warfare. A series of attacks on government websites there appear to be the first salvo, as suspected Russian hacking teams have left messages threatening residents of …

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America’s Boating Course offered to the public in March and April

Brianna’s Law was passed and is being implemented in five annual stages that began on January 1, 2020 – depending on the age of the captain of the boat. All powerboat operators will be required to obtain a NASBLA-approved boating safety certificate by January 2025, regardless of age. Now is …

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Retiretech Smart partners with money app Finhabits

Smart, one of the world’s leading retirement technology providers, announced a partnership with Finhabits, a market-leading financial technology company, which makes financial services more inclusive in the United States through bilingual offerings designed for the Latin American community. Using the financial wellness platform Finhabits, Smart will integrate its retirement technology …

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Advisor Websites Inaugural State of the Industry Report Analyzes Successful Digital Marketing Strategies for Financial Advisors

Survey of nearly 500 advisors finds personalization, automation and tailored content drive engagement in digital marketing VANCOUVER, British Columbia, January 18, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Advisor websites, a provider of personalized websites and targeted digital marketing solutions for financial advisors, today announced the availability of its state of the industry report, “Fueling Growth. …

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EducationUSA launches new mobile app in Pakistan

Islamabad: The US Mission to Pakistan and EducationUSA, which is the official source for free US government-sponsored information about studying in the United States, marked the start of the New Year with the launch today of the EducationUSA Pakistan mobile application. The free digital tool complements EducationUSA’s ongoing efforts to …

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Bail for an Italian accused of theft of unpublished books

NEW YORK (AP) – An Italian citizen accused of stealing numerous manuscripts of unpublished books pleaded not guilty on Thursday and his bail was set at $ 300,000 despite the prosecutor’s attempt to keep him in jail until his trial . Filippo Bernardini, 29, pleaded in Manhattan federal court to …

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Meet Sugar Daddies and Sugar Babies – Boulder Daily Camera

You already know that there are various sugar daddy sites on the internet today, thanks to the increasing popularity and demand for sugar daddy / baby services. But what you might not know is that while some do what they say they would, others are leaving a bitter taste in …

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United Way Donates Nearly 8,000 Books To Fight Learning Loss | Local news

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Global Preschool Education Courses Market Size 2022-2028, By Types, Applications, and Major Key Players – Leap Frog, Quercetti, Huaxia Zao Jiao, Guangdong Jiada Early Education Technology, International Montessori Institution – Industrial IT

The recent report on “2022 Preschool Education Courses Market Report by Key Players, Types, Applications, Countries, Market Size, Forecast to 2028 » Offered by Credible markets, includes a comprehensive survey of geographic landscape, industry size as well as estimated company revenue. In addition, the report also highlights the challenges hampering …

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ITALIAN AMERICAN ONE VOICE COALITION REVIEWED LAST YEAR AND GRAPHIC THE COURSE FOR 2022

IAOVC plans a new year to defend the Italian-American heritage! IAOVC – Defenders of Italian-American Heritage and Culture 2021 successful for IAOVC – plans for an active new year. BLOOMFIELD, NJ, United States, December 31, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – Passed in 2021 for IAOVC – victories in the preservation of Columbus; …

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Photo Editing Application Market Size, Analysis, Forecast to 2029

New Jersey, United States, – The latest report published by Verified Market Research shows that the Photo Editing Application Market should experience a sustained pace in the years to come. Analysts looked at market drivers, restrictions, risks and openings in the global market. The report of the photo editing app …

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Drug Lord El Chapo’s Two-Course Christmas Meal Behind Bars

Famous drug lord El Chapo has just celebrated his third consecutive Christmas dinner in a US maximum security prison. The former head of the Mexican Sinaloa cartel, Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman, is considered one of the most powerful drug traffickers in the world. He has been serving his life sentence …

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Online Education Market Expected To Be On Track To Achieve Huge Growth Through 2027 – The National Discourse

Online education market: By Technology Type (Certificate & Diploma), By Application (K-12, Higher Education, Business, Government & Others) & Region – Global Industry Sizing, Growth, Trend, Opportunity & Forecast (2020-2025) The Online Education Market report covers an in-depth analysis of the market dynamics, business models, segmental / regional analysis, and …

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Calculator for peanuts: app helps farmers know how grade affects crop value |

Clemson researchers, working with the National Peanut Lab, have developed a new tool to help farmers get a better idea of ​​how grade affects the value of peanut crops. The Clemson Peanut Loan Rate Calculator is a web-based application that allows farmers to enter scores for Runner and Virginia type …

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Scientists from historically excluded groups face a hostile obstacle course

We suggest that an uneven, vicious or hostile obstacle course5 (Fig. 1) better reflects the experiences of minority and marginalized scholars in geosciences. A growing body of research documents hostile work environments for many academics, including, but not limited to: BIPOC, white women, those who identify as transgender, genderqueer or …

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Mada fashion app expands to beauty with Supergoop, Westman Atelier

Mada, the fashion app that has gained attention working with famous stylists like Philippe Uter, Tara Swennen and Erin Walsh, has added beauty to its shopping portfolio. Mada was launched in January 2020 with 3,600 fashion brands and retailers. It’s since men’s accessories and clothing, in August 2021, and now …

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New Approach Uses Smartphone App to Remotely Quantify Time-Related Adverse Symptoms in RA Patients Related to Methotrexate Administration

UPPER NYACK, NY – (COMMERCIAL THREAD)–Today CreakyJoints®, the international digital patient community for people with all forms of arthritis and part of the Global Healthy Living Foundation, announced the publication of a new peer-reviewed article describing how their ArthritisPower mobile app can be used to capture experiences reported by patients. …

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FBI offers 7-week citizens’ course showing how the office works

MCCLELLAN PARK, Calif. (KTXL) – The reputation of the FBI has been tarnished in recent years due to scandals, flawed investigations and political attacks. One of the ways the FBI is trying to improve its image in the Sacramento area is by educating the public through a unique program called …

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BILTIR presents 750 books to 27 schools

In celebration of its 10th anniversary, Bermuda’s international long-term insurers and reinsurers [BILTIR] donated 750 books to P4 students across the island. A spokesperson said: “The books – ‘The Magic School Bus Takes a Risk’ – have been provided to students to introduce the concepts of probability, risk and actuary. …

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Guardsmen and Partner Nations Attend Air Force’s First All-Spanish SNCO International Course> Air Force> Post Display

ARLINGTON, Virginia (AFNS) – Two National Air Guardsmen participated in the first international senior non-commissioned officer course organized in Spanish by the Inter-American Air Force Academy (IAAFA) at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, Oct. 4-Dec. 8. The mission of the IAAFA is to provide education and training to military personnel …

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Everyday Learners: Increasing Children’s Access to Books Through Lending Libraries | News, Sports, Jobs

Courtesy of the United Way of Utah County Community members can pick up any book or add a book to the small free library. Can you imagine a world without books? Books help inspire and answer questions. Books motivate, entertain, educate, and encourage exploration and imagination. Sadly, living in a …

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Homeward: Millennial Entrepreneur Finds New Rewards with Friendly City Books in Columbus | Local news

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From birch bark books to Palestine: what to remember from Louise Erdrich’s sentence

Rasha Ghabayen explains to a group of students the history of Native American literature. (Photo: Yousef Aljamal, Palestine Chronicle) By Benay Blend In recent years, several articles and books have focused on the connections between Native American and Palestinian activists / scholars. See, for example, “Internationalism: Decolonizing Native America and …

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GCBAA honors Mona with 2022 Don A. Rossi Award

In recognition of his significant contributions and service to the golf industry, the Golf Course Builders Association of America has honored Stephen “Steve” F. Mona as the 2022 recipient of the prestigious Don A. Rossi Price. The Don A. Rossi Award is presented to individuals who have made a significant …

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5 fine art picture books

Fine art brings joy to the soul, and these creative women have produced works that do just that. Corita Kent is featured twice and readers also get a behind-the-scenes tour of how art exhibitions are organized. Fine art brings joy to the soul, and these creative women have produced works …

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Tackling Europe’s racist colonial past must go beyond history books – EURACTIV.com

Teaching colonialism is a first step in tackling structural racism in Europe, but inequalities will only be eradicated if taken into account in education as a whole, experts say. “Colonialism, slavery and the Holocaust are rooted in our history and have profound consequences for society today”, reads the EU action …

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The HBKU Managerial Training Center organizes an awareness-raising course on the fight against human trafficking

Participants in the training. Doha: The Center for Executive Training (EEC) at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) delivered an interdisciplinary course on combating human trafficking in the United States from November 8 to 12. The five-day training course was organized in conjunction with the Embassy of the State of Qatar …

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Georgetown team develops Bibti, an app to help reduce sexual assault

Content Warning: This article deals with sexual assault. In the final round of the Georgetown Bark Tank competition earlier this month, a team led by Emily Owen (GHD ’21) presented Bibti, an app that aims to provide women with travel companions to reduce the risk of assault. sexual. The app …

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Most people feel negative about location tracking in websites and apps, new study from Me2B Alliance says

Receive instant alerts for news on your actions. Claim your 1-week free trial for Street Insider Premium here. What would you like to know: Most people find it unacceptable for websites (72%) and mobile apps (68%) to know your physical location before creating an account. 55% of survey respondents say …

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Three App State Leaders Attend Scotland Climate Summit | Local News

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND – Three leaders from Appalachian State University attend the 26th Annual United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland. Lee Ball Sustainability Director Dave McEvoy, Chairman of the Economics Department, and Martin Meznar, Associate Dean for Global and Civic Engagement at Walker College of Business, are representing App …

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Opinion: Opposition to books and theories that teach students about racism is a dangerous form of censorship

Ghada Alatrash is an Assistant Professor in the School of Critical and Creative Studies at the University of the Arts of Alberta and holds a PhD in Educational Research from the University of Calgary. During Virginia’s recent gubernatorial race, Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison’s 1987 novel Beloved has become a lightning …

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Protests, Chivo App and everything else explained

Throw it all aside you thought you knew about money and currency, and envisioned a world where Bitcoin is legal tender. Imagine stopping by your local coffee shop or drugstore and paying for everything with Bitcoin just by scanning a QR code with your phone. In El Salvador, a country …

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Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) Market Size Expected to Reach $ 59.63 Billion at a CAGR of 35.30%, by 2028

Reports and data Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) Market Size – $ 5.39 Billion in 2020, 35.30% CAGR, Market Trends – Strong MOOC Demand from Enterprise Sector NEW YORK, NY, UNITED STATES, November 5, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – The availability, accessibility and affordability of MOOCs are expected to stimulate market demand. …

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DoorDash deploys SafeDash, an in-app security toolkit for delivery people on the platform – TechCrunch

DoorDash introduces SafeDash, a new in-app security toolkit aimed at helping its delivery providers feel safe while they work. SafeDash is being deployed in New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Detroit, San Francisco and Los Angeles. Users on the delivery side of the platform across the United States will have access to …

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Voters will keep an eye on Kishida’s course correction since the Abe-Suga era

Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, whose ruling coalition according to media polls is expected to remain in power in Sunday’s general election, appears poised to differentiate himself from his predecessor Yoshihide Suga in order to avoid quickly following him out of office. So far, Kishida has apparently not made the same …

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15 best books by Native American authors of 2021

Daniel GrizeljGetty Images Like any cultural perspective, the Native American experience is not a monolith, nor is the literature written by Native authors. Even the appropriate terminology may differ depending on individual experience. While many refer to Aboriginal people as Native Americans, the National Museum of the American Indians note …

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US Institute awards Delhi student for creating app to educate people about waste management

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the United States awarded a grade 6 Indian student for creating an app called “Heal The World”. The student, Pranet Pahwa, studies at Shiv Nadar School Delhi NCR. He was declared the winner of the MIT App Inventor Appathon for Good 2021 and became …

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Even nonprofits are riddled with user trackers

Businesses often unwittingly track users online using third-party cookies, but a new report from The markup revealed that even nonprofits often do the same. Using its Blacklight tool, the outlet analyzed more than 23,000 nonprofit websites to find that about 86% of the sites in question use third-party cookies or …

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Interactive Children’s Books Market To Raise USD 590.23 Million | Using Interactive Books For Early Literacy To Drive Market Growth | 17,000+ Technavio reports

Key market dynamics: Market engine Market challenges The use of interactive books for early literacy and the growing popularity of e-books are some of the major drivers of the market. However, factors such as digital addiction will challenge the growth of the market. Find out more about the main drivers, …

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Financial / banking literacy educational video app with digital rewards published

DebtGo, a new app that allows users to watch educational videos in return for digital and financial rewards, has been launched. Nutley, United States – October 20, 2021 – The new DebtGo app is available for iOS and Android, allowing users to receive short educational briefings on various topics related …

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GoHenry Launches Money Missions, In-App Gamified Education, to Open New Era in Financial Education

Money Missions covers a comprehensive financial education program, including the basics of money, earning, saving, investing, responsible spending, credit, money safety, and more.Money Missions are fun, interactive lessons designed to build confidence, literacy and curiosity in 6-18 year olds: Assignments are developed with teachers and financial experts and mapped to …

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One for the “Record” books | Music

Made for Dance explores the mid-century vinyl era and how it shaped American culture By Craig Manning | October 16, 2021 Let’s dance. This is the invitation that authors Janet Borgerson and Jonathan Schroeder extend to readers with their new book, titled Made for Dance: How Mid-Century Records Taught America …

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25 best coffee table books of 2021

Robert nicolasGetty Images Nothing says “I read and worry about the decoration “like a nice stack of coffee table books in your living space. But just like their owners, the best coffee table books are more than just a pretty face. In order to stack up (pun intended), they must …

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App helps calculate food rations | Agriculture

To help farmers easily determine the nutrients in feed mixes, the precision farming team at Clemson University developed the Clemson Livestock Feed Ration Calculator. CLEMSON UNIVERSITY DENISE ATTAWAY Clemson University Just like humans, livestock need the right amount of nutrients in their diet. To help producers easily determine the nutrients …

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PMMI publishes Introductory Standards Development course

Designed to educate and increase awareness of standard setting in the packaging and converting machinery industry Herndon, Virginia – During this year, PACK EXPO Las Vegas and Healthcare Packaging EXPO (September 27-29; Las Vegas Convention Center), PMMI, the Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies released a new course on how …

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The best books for veterans: veterans of all branches of the …

(MENAFN- PR Urgent) Among historical fiction readers who enjoy the action and planes of WWII, author Tom Burkhalter has earned a reputation for realism that goes far beyond the ordinary. He has an unearthly knack for stepping readers back in time, placing them squarely in the center of the action. …

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The Bramble app helps S’pore parents have tough conversations with their kids, health news and top stories

SINGAPORE – Help is on hand to guide parents through those difficult and sensitive conversations – like bad grades – that will inevitably happen with their children aged 7 to 12. Bramble, a mobile app launched by four Singaporeans, acts as both a therapist and a mediator to keep conversations …

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California to require ethnic studies course to graduate from high school

California is one of the first states in the United States to make ethnic studies a compulsory course for high school graduates. The new law will first apply to students graduating from high school in the 2029-30 school year. California will require its high school students to take an ethnic …

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Children’s books for all ages that celebrate Black History Month in October

Black History Month takes place throughout the month of October and there are many ways to celebrate and use the event as an educational experience for children. No matter how old your little one is, it’s never too early to start learning the importance of Black History Month, and a …

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Lynnfield Public Library: Non-Fiction Books to Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day

Samantha Totman and Alex LambrightOn Monday 08 October 2021 by Samantha Totman and Alex Lambright Monday, October 11, 2021 is Indigenous Peoples Day. To celebrate not only the history but also the current experience of Indigenous peoples in the United States, we have put together a list of non-fiction titles …

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App State Appoints Dr. Neva Specht Vice-President for Policy and Faculty Development

BOONE, NC – Dr Neva Specht has been appointed Appalachian State University’s vice-president for policy and faculty development, effective October 11. She has been the Dean of App State’s College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) since 2017. “In her progressive leadership roles, Dr. Specht has provided unwavering support for the …

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Manatee School Board candidate guilty of website hacking

David Levin’s background in technology and politics took him to prison over five years ago. Now he hopes to learn from the past and bring his skills to the Manatee County School Board. In an interview Thursday, Levin said he hoped to keep mask mandates and critical race theory out …

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PLBC condemns book bans at the start of National Forbidden Book Week

PHOTO ABOVE: Pennsylvania State Representative Donna Bullock (Photo / Pa. House) HARRISBURG, Pa .– State Representative and President of the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus Donna Bullock (D-195th Dist.) Were joined today by members of the PLBC, LGBTQ + Caucus, Latino Caucus and the equity committee to denounce the ban on …

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Of course, Boris Johnson won’t accept misogyny as a hate crime: he’s a white pitcher

Provided by David Werbrouck from Unsplash For much of the general public, the news that has emerged from the devastating incident in Plymouth over the weekend, it is the first time that the word “incel” has passed on their lips. For others, it can be heard on the fringes of …

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Angela Duckworth’s Grit Lab to Launch New Course for High School Students on Instructure’s Canvas LMS | Regional news

SALT LAKE CITY, October 7, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Instruct today announced that the new Grit Lab 101 course, created by the New York Times bestselling author Angela Duckworth, will be available to high school students exclusively on LMS canvas. Watch Duckworth as she shares more on Grit Lab …

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Education publishers get preliminary injunction against 60 illegal websites that use online ads to sell pirated content

NEW YORK–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Educational publishers, Macmillan learning, Cengage Group, Elsevier, McGraw Hill and Pearson, obtained a preliminary injunction from the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York against 60 websites that sell illegal and unlicensed copies of eBooks. The publishers filed a complaint against the …

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